SNGLRTY Can Be Viewed at FRERET-ROY, Watches & Wonders

SNGLRTY Available At Freret Roy In Paris

Every winter since 2016, the Fréret-Roy boutique has organized an original exhibition of independent watch brands. SNGLRTY is proud to join this “cabinet of curiosity” and debuts at its first retail location in Paris, France.

This exhibition started in the winter of 2021 and ends at the end of February 2022. Our hope is that from what has been a successful debut at the exhibition SNGLRTY will become a partner of the Fréret-Roy boutique. 

Watches Are Tactile

A watch must be seen, touched, looked at. This careful studying can only be completed by putting it on your wrist to confirm it is right for you. In these days of internet shopping, it is difficult to touch and experience many unique watches before buying. 

That is why, this unique exhibition of truly rare watches, organized by specialists Feret-Roy, is so important where all you will find unusual high-quality watches.

The Sixth Event For Independent Watchmakers Arranged By Freret Roy

It Is A Family Affair

The Feret-Roy family has been watchmaking for centuries. In 1802, one member of his family left his native Switzerland and settled as a watchmaker in France. In 1997, Michel Fréret-Roy returned to the family tradition and created his watch distribution company with his wife Sophie. The family watchmaking history was reborn.

In the summer of 2005, at the corner of Rue de la Paix and Place Vendôme in Paris, Sophie, and Michel Fréret-Roy opened their first boutique in the name of Fréret-Roy, and rather than writing “Horlogerie -Joaillerie ”, prefer to baptize it“ Montres et Merveilles ” or “ Watches & Wonders ” to symbolize their independence of mind. They only offer independent watch brands that are both luxurious and atypical.

SNGLRTY’s Home In Paris

And that is definitely what SNGLRTY is, luxurious and atypical.  Inspired by the reverse gear in a motor car, it is both a marvel and curious.  The most obvious aspect is the counter-clockwise rotation of the minute indication.  This results in time always converging at a single point.

For the watch aficionado, there is more though. A unique presentation of time meant that there was no watch movement in the market that could display the time the SNGLRTY way.  This meant that Daniel & Steve, the Co-Founders of SNGLRTY had to build their own Calibre.   This resulted in the development of the Calibre OHI, the only watch movement in the world where the minute driver is backward and slower than 360 degrees in an hour. 

New Time, New Luxury

SNGLRTY also brings luxury and personalization to the watch buying process.  A new presentation of time required a complete redesign in the construction of the watch face.  The SNGLRTY dial is comprised of 7 individual components which can be customized for each customer. Not wanting to restrict the customers’ choice each SNGLRTY watch is assembled to the specific selection of each customer, thus each watch is unique to that customer – SNGLRTY.

A singular watch for each owner.

So if you find yourself at the corner of Rue de la Paix and Place Vendôme in Paris, and would like to browse some amazing watches, including SNGLRTY stop by the amazing world of Watches and Wonders that is FRERET-ROY.

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Swiss Made

SNGLRTY was only possible because of all the watch innovators that went before us and the accumulation of their skills and knowledge in Switzerland. We celebrate their achievements by being proud that each of our watches is “Made In Switzerland” so you can be confident that it is engineered and assembled with longevity in mind.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

We are so confident that you will enjoy Seeing Time Differently every single watch comes with our Money Back Guarantee so you can buy with confidence. If you have any concerns after your purchase, just let us know within 30 days of delivery and we will refund your money. After all, Daniel and Steve want everyone to enjoy wearing SNGLRTY on their wrist.

Free International Shipping

UPS will whisk your beautiful new SNGLRTY watch from Bern, Switzerland to your front door – and you will be able to track it every step of the way and reduce your waiting to the minimum.

2 Year International Warranty

Where ever you are, if there is a problem with your watch (and we seriously doubt there will be), we will make sure it is put right so you can buy your SNGLRTY watch without any worries, wherever you live.

Hour Numerals Color

I like to think the color of the hour numerals creates the personality of your SNGLRTY watch. We have the basics, black and white, but if you would like to have your watch glow in the dark we offer a range of colors in Swiss Super-LumiNova. We always use Grade X1 for the best luminous effect but the daytime colors do impact the ultimate performance of the Super-LumiNova. If you want the brightest possible luminous effect choose Swiss Super-Luminova White, and if you want more please contact us.

Color Of The Hour Ring

The hour ring is the largest surface area on the SNGLRTY watch face so sets the tone for the rest of your design.

Date Display

Each of our watches can be configured with a date display, or without. Due to the mechanics this is the first decision you need to make in your journey to create your SNGLRTY watch.

Comparison Ohi2 vs. Ohi4

The OHI movements, or One Hand Indication, are unique to SNGLRTY. During the development phase of the watches Daniel and Steve used this moniker before naming it SNGLRTY. There are two distinctive movements to choose from, OHI-2 and OHI-4.

The OHI-4 movement is built on the Decorated and Fully Adjusted SW-300 tractor movement from Sellita. On top of the tractor movement the SNGLRTY complication plate is assembled and incorporates the “reverse minute gearbox” that is available exclusively from SNGLRTY. Depending on your selection, the complication plate will also relocate the date wheel from the top of the tractor movement to the top of the complication plate. Relocating it in this manner increases the size of the date disc and moves it closer to the top of the watch face improving its readability considerably.
The OHI-2 movement is the same as the OHI-4 movement except that it is built on a standard execution Sellita SW-200 movement.

Finally, depending on the movement you select the watch case will have a different profile as the OHI-4 movement is thinner than the OHI-2 movement. The key differences are that the case for the OHI-4 movement has a double domed crystal and a flat caseback. The OHI-2 case has a flat crystal and a curved caseback. All the details are in the product page.